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EMPLOYMENT

Current Openings
How to Apply
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Current Openings

Click job titles below to read job descriptions. The intent of these job descriptions are to provide a representative summary of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given these titles. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in these descriptions.

CHILD CARE WORKER
CHILD CARE WORKER - CRANWOOD (East Freetown, MA)

CHILD CARE WORKER
Job Category: Direct Care - Residential Counselor 
Location: Italian Home for Children, Jamaica Plain Campus
Hours: Full and Part-time, Day and Evening shifts, includes weekends
Supervisor: Program Supervisor or Unit Coordinator
Summary of Position: Directly responsible for the daily implementation of the Home’s treatment philosophy and program. Through limit setting, nurturing and related parenting activities develop a stable, consistent and structured living environment which affords clients the opportunity to learn to replace maladaptive behaviors with more appropriate, socially acceptable behaviors.
Essential Functions:
• Implementing the level system and other facets of the therapeutic program.
• Supervising daily functioning of milieu life (i.e. meal time, ADL’s, chores, bed times, and wake-up routines etc.).
• Participating in and /or supervising recreational activities. 
• Creating, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating  behavior management programs for clients in conjunction with treatment teams.
• Ensuring the safety and support of clients at all times, and processing daily incidents with residents in an appropriate manner.
• Acting as a monitor or primary contact for assigned clients when required. 
• Attending all appropriate meetings for assigned residents.
• Attending supervision, in-service training’s and all training/ meetings deemed necessary.
• Preparing milieu reports as needed regarding the resident’s progress for assigned presentations.
• Transporting clients to appointments, recreational activities, community schools and agencies, home visits and other appointments deemed necessary.
• Efficient, professional and legible record/log keeping. 
• Maintaining appropriate adult-child boundaries.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities/Education/Experience: High School Graduate or equivalent (GED).
Mental Abilities: Ability to develop strong verbal and written communication skills, in conjunction with word processing, organizational skills and motivational abilities. Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills. Strong commitment to supporting, nurturing, teaching, and empowering children. Strong work ethic. Evidence of sensitivity and respect for client’s culture and socioeconomic characteristics.
Physical Abilities: Provide therapeutic physical restraint. Ability to bend, reach, move and lift 75 pounds. Visual and hearing acuity to perform job related functions.

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CHILD CARE WORKER - CRANWOOD (East Freetown, MA)
Job Category: Direct Care - Residential Counselor
Location: Italian Home for Children: Cranwood Children’s Services (EAST FREETOWN, MA) - CRANWOOD IS NOT ACCESSIBLE BY PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION. East Freetown, MA is approximately 1 hour south of Boston (NEW BEDFORD, FALL RIVER AREA).
Hours: Full and Part-time, Day and Evening shifts, includes weekends
Supervisor: Unit Supervisor
Summary of Position: Directly responsible for the daily implementation of the Home’s treatment philosophy and program. Through limit setting, nurturing and related parenting activities develop a stable, consistent and structured living environment which affords clients the opportunity to learn to replace maladaptive behaviors with more appropriate, socially acceptable behaviors.
Essential Functions:
• Implementing the level system and other facets of the therapeutic program.
• Supervising daily functioning of milieu life (i.e. meal time, ADL’s, chores, bed times, and wake-up routines etc.).
• Participating in and /or supervising recreational activities. 
• Creating, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating  behavior management programs for clients in conjunction with treatment teams.
• Ensuring the safety and support of clients at all times, and processing daily incidents with residents in an appropriate manner.
• Acting as a monitor or primary contact for assigned clients when required. 
• Attending all appropriate meetings for assigned residents.
• Attending supervision, in-service training’s and all training/ meetings deemed necessary.
• Preparing milieu reports as needed regarding the resident’s progress for assigned presentations.
• Transporting clients to appointments, recreational activities, community schools and agencies, home visits and other appointments deemed necessary.
• Efficient, professional and legible record/log keeping. 
• Maintaining appropriate adult-child boundaries.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities/Education/Experience: High School Graduate or equivalent (GED).
Mental Abilities: Ability to develop strong verbal and written communication skills, in conjunction with word processing, organizational skills and motivational abilities. Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills. Strong commitment to supporting, nurturing, teaching, and empowering children. Strong work ethic. Evidence of sensitivity and respect for client’s culture and socioeconomic characteristics.
Physical Abilities: Provide therapeutic physical restraint. Ability to bend, reach, move and lift 75 pounds. Visual and hearing acuity to perform job related functions.

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How to Apply

To apply for a position at the Italian Home for Children, complete an application and email your resume, application and any questions or comments to HR@italianhome.org. You can also mail your resume and application to Human Resources at 1125 Centre Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 or fax all documents to (617) 983-5372.

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Benefits and Employee Services

Regular full-time and part-time employees working 20 plus hours per week are eligible for benefits such as:

  • Health Insurance (Individual; two person; family, including domestic partner coverage);
  • Dental Insurance (individual; two-person; family, including domestic partner coverage);
  • Employer paid Group Term Life Insurance;
  • Employer paid Long-Term Disability Insurance;
  • Employer paid Accidental Death and Dismemberment;
  • Voluntary Short-Term Disability Insurance;
  • 11 holidays annually;
  • Paid sick and vacation days;
  • Tuition Reimbursement;
  • Educational Loan Forgiveness;
  • 403B Plan;
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Dependent and Medical Care);
  • Credit Union;
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP);
  • Recruitment Bonus Program;
  • Special Recognition Program;
  • Employee Discount Program
    - MBTA Passes
    - BJs and Costco Memberships

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